Led Zeppelin: You Shook Me, Good Times And Bad Times

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The Power Of Led Zeppelin
Robert Plant once said “A new day will dawn for those who stand strong, and the forests will echo with laughter. With Led Zeppelin on the rise many were intrigued by the newcomers in the music industry. Led Zeppelin released their first three albums not too far apart from each other. The first one including “You Shook Me” and “Good Times and Bad Times” which were both popular between the fans. With Led Zeppelin becoming popular, the impact of the albums must have been great, their past life having effects their music and “Stairway To Heaven” being one of their most common, more popular songs Led Zeppelin is an interesting band. In the early versions of Led Zeppelin’s song “Whole Lotta Love” many of it’s greatest
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“We were careful never to release it as a single. It was a milestone for us. Every musician wants to do something of lasting quality, something which will hold up for a long time and I guess we did it with 'Stairway.' Townshend probably thought that he got it with Tommy. I don't know whether I have the ability to come up with more. I have to do a lot of hard work before I can get anywhere near those stages of consistent, total brilliance." (Jimmy Page) The band saw the albums as individual and not able to sell as singles because of the storyline their albums held.(Led Zeppelin, The Early Years) with songs as brilliant as “Stairway To Heaven” and “Whole Lotta Love” the band had not anticipated this big of a fanbase as they have an when everyone wanted singles they had made a collective decision not to release the songs as singles and keep them as more apart of story than a standalone one. In Led Zeppelin: The Story of a Band and Their Music, when author Keith Shadwick writes about the struggle to get “Whole Lotta Love” released as a single back in 1969, he notes that “(Jimmy) Page and Grant were not entirely against any thought of a single being released, although they genuinely felt it was better
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